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In 2011, we created Davies Media Design on YouTube to provide a free way for beginner graphic designers, photographers and business owners to learn GIMP, the free image manipulation software. Today, the channel is a huge success with 8 million views from all over the world and 90,000+ subscribers.

In our tutorials, you’ll learn how to edit and manipulate photos without needing to purchase Photoshop, how to make professional flyers and greeting cards for your business or personal projects, and how to design graphics for web and print projects. We also teach you how to use the tools found in GIMP, as well as other important and useful features. Watch one of our acclaimed tutorials below!

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You’ve got the basics down, and have your own photo editing style, but now you’d like to take things up a notch and manipulate photos to create amazing compositions.

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Quickly Recolor Photos with This GIMP Tool Tutorial

Quickly Change Colors in a Photo with This GIMP Tool (Article Version)

There are many ways to recolor a photo in GIMP - with some being more tedious, though more accurate, than others. In this tutorial, I show you what I think is one of the simplest...
Viewer's Choice Best GIMP Tutorials of 2020

Viewer’s Choice Best GIMP Tutorials of 2020

2020 is in the books! And although it was a mostly terrible year, I still thoroughly enjoyed creating many GIMP (and Inkscape) tutorials to highlight some of this free software's...
How to Create Custom Guides in GIMP Help Article

How to Create Custom Guides in GIMP

Creating guides inside GIMP is a bit of a limited task as of the time of this tutorial. However, there are some very simple and effective workarounds to achieve custom guides at...
GIMP 2021 Preview and GIMP 2020 Recap Help Article

GIMP 2021 Preview and GIMP 2020 Recap

2020 – the year we won’t forget. The year we… can’t forget. No matter how hard we try. It’s the year that’ll linger long into 2021 – like that Adobe Creative Cloud subscription...
GIMP 2.10.22 Download for MAC

GIMP 2.10.22 for MAC is Finally Here

The GIMP team officially updated the GIMP for MAC installer on December 24, 2020 to GIMP 2.10.22! This means the latest version of GIMP (at the time of this article) is now...
25 GIMP Photo Editing Tutorials 2020 Featured

25 GIMP Photo Editing Tutorials for Photographers

Photo editing is GIMP's bread and butter - it's what the program was made for after all! GIMP is described first and foremost as a free photo editor - helping you improve the...
Glimpse Development Team Q and A

A Q&A with the Glimpse Image Editor Development Team

I have been following the Glimpse project - a fork project of GIMP that aims to make the software more accessible while also improving its performance - for quite some time now...
Whats New in Every GIMP 2.10 release version

What’s New in Every GIMP 2.10 Release Version

Over the years, I've released videos covering all the important new features from GIMP 2.10 release versions as they were announced. In this list, I've compiled all those videos...
20 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials 2020

20 GIMP Photo Manipulation Tutorials for 2020

GIMP is a free photo manipulation program most similar to Photoshop that allows you the freedom to create any photo composition you want. It has evolved over the years...
20 GIMP Tutorials for Beginners in 2020

20 GIMP Tutorials for Beginners in 2020

Are you brand new to the GIMP photo editor? Want to learn the basics of how to use it, while also getting some real-world examples that show GIMP's features in action? You've...

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